Our congratulations to the Stanislavsky Ballet’s principal dancer Oksana Kardash for winning Soul of Dance Award in the Star nomination!
Rehearsals for the opera Khovanshchina are running full speed. Maestro Alexander Lazarev has started to work with the orchestra, while Stage Director Alexander Titel keeps on analyzing, along with the artists, one of the most dramatic points in Russia’s history.
Here is a pictorial of a rehearsals by photographer Oleg Chernous.
From April 11 through 17, 2015, the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre opens its stage for guest performers – world ballet stars. Taking part in the Theatre’s current repertoire will be Ivan Vasiliev, Vladimir Shklyarov, Polina Semionova, and Yonah Acosta.
Natalia Petrozhitskaya (soprano)
Dmitry Zuev (baritone)
Antonina Kadobnova (piano)
Scenario: Vladimir Tarnopolski after Plato & Pliny the Elder
Compillation of the texts and additionally fragments: Ralph Guenther Mohnnau
Studio for New Music ensemble
Conductor Igor Dronov
Concept & Realisation: Palindrome Dance Company
Staging & Choreography: Robert Wechsler
Interactive video designer: Frieder Weiss
Tonight, on January 30th, four of the Company’s soloists will debut in the following parts for the first time in "La Esmeralda": the People’s Artist of Russia Natalia Krapivina as Gudule, the People’s Artist of Russia Georgi Smilevski as Claude Frollo, Ivan Mikhalev as Phoebus and Vyacheslav Krut as Jester.
The end of a year and the beginning of the next one is conventionally a time for summing-up. The Rossia-24 TV Channel presents its version of the most impressive events in the lives of Russia’s musical theatres in 2014.
December 22 saw the opening night saw of the premiere series of the opera Orfeo ed Euridice by C. W. Gluck. The main parts were performed by Ekaterina Lukash as Orfeo, Inna Klochko as Euridice, Daria Zakharova as Amor, and Anastasia Pershenkova as the Queen.
On December 22, the International Stanislavsky Award was presented. Among the 2014 winners was Vladimir Urin, who was awarded for his contribution to the development of Russian theatrical culture.
Lighting designer Damir Ismagilov, who continually collaborates with our Theatre, also won the Prize.
Dress rehearsals for the opera Orfeo and Euridice by C. W. Gluck have taken place on the Theatre’s Small Stage. The main parts were performed by students of the Musical Department of the Russian Academy of Theatrical Arts (GITIS).
Stanislavsky Ballet’s dancer Alexei Babaev was one of the guests at Vadim Vernick’s Who’s There show on Rossia-Kultura TV Channel, which is to be aired on December 14 at 3:35pm.
On December 13, principal singer of Stanislavsky Opera Elena Guseva performed for the first time the title role in G. Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Principal singer of the National Academic Grand Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus Eduard Martynyuk ptrformed, also for the first time, the part of Pinkerton, while Evgeny Liberman made his debut as Goro.
On December 9, on the second Tuesday of the month, according to a recently established tradition, the half-hour live broadcast by Orpheus Radio was dedicated to events at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre. This time, the event in question was the upcoming premiere of the opera Orfeo and Euridice by C. W. Gluck.